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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
PRINTED LEAFLETS: 'No 1 Workshop Group, REME, Chillwell' and 'The Part a British Oil Company played in the War'
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Placed in the Centre in 1981

Content & structure

Scope and content

Collection includes four copies of printed leaflets, 'No 1 Workshop Group, REME, Chillwell', relating to the organisational structure of the Royal Electical and Mechanical Engineers, 1945; printed leaflet, 'The Part a British Oil Company played in the War', reprinted from the Petroleum Times, 28 Apr 1945, concerning asbestos compound waterproofing of Allied tanks and vehicles for Operation OVERLORD, the Allied invasion of France, 1944; reprint of photograph of US Sherman tank approaching French beachhead, 1944

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives



Compiled Oct 1999

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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  • Armed forces
  • Chemical actions and uses
  • Industry
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Military engineering
  • Military operations
  • Military organizations
  • Motor vehicles
  • Operation Overlord (1944)
  • Organizations
  • Petroleum industry
  • Pharmaceutic aids
  • Power industry
  • Specialty uses of chemicals
  • State security
  • Vehicles
  • War
  • Warfare
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Corporate names

  • British Army


  • France

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